Renewable energy challenges: Renewable Electricity
Only a portion of electricity is generated from the renewable energy sources such as wind and solar energy. Renewable energy sources are replacing fossil fuels in the electricity sector. These changes are happening fast since most wind and solar energy technologies produce electricity.
The universal availability and use of electricity has come to define modern life, at least for the vast majority of North Americans and western Europeans. Electricity is accessible in nearly every home and commercial building. We rely on power from wall sockets 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for a myriad of uses that range from toasting a bagel to powering an MRI machine. Electricity is remarkably versatile, and we have built a massive infrastructure to generate, distribute, and consume it. Continue reading about falling costs, variability and scaling challenges when it comes to renewable electricity.